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The history of the Blair, Banister and Braxton families before and after the Revolution : with a brief sketch of their descendants

by Frederick Horner
Books/Monographs/Book on Film
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, [1989?]
on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.


Microreproduction of original published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : J.P. Lippincott, 1898 (c1897). ix, 19-257 p., [30] leaves of plates : ill., coats of arms, facsims., ports.

Original LC card indicates p. 10-18 probably never existed in this book.

LC film of imperfect copy: t.p. wanting.

James Blair (d.1748) moved from Scotland to England, and immigrated to Henrico County, Virginia, later moving to Jamestown and then to Williamsburg, Virginia, whree he founded William and Mary College. John Banister (d.1787) was the son of John Banister the famous English botanist who had immigrated to Virginia; John (d.1787) served with the colonists during the Revolutionary War, married twice, and died in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. George Braxton (fl.1720) immigrated from England to King William County, Virginia; one of his sons (Carter Braxton) signed the Declaration of Independence. Descendants and relatives of these three immigrants lived in Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, California and elsewhere. Includes some ancestors and descendants in Scotland, England and elsewhere.

Includes Craighill and related families.

Includes bibliographic references.

Contents: pt. 1. The Blair family -- pt. 2. The Banister family -- pt. 3. The Braxton family -- pt. 4. The Whiting--Little families -- pt. 5. The Horner--Brown family.



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